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Werner

Model # AA1510B

Internet # 203009104

Store SKU # 450983

7 ft. - 9 ft., 18 in. x 24 in. Compact Aluminum Attic Ladder with 250 lb. Maximum Load Capacity

$94.75 /each
  • Installs into any opening 18 in. x 24 in. or larger
  • Non-marring feet
  • "Great Product" (see reviews)

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Model # AA1510B

Internet # 203009104

Store SKU # 450983

The Werner Compact Aluminum Attic Ladder is lightweight and easy to open and close with the included assist pole. Its compact design installs into small openings for access to untapped storage space, ideal for hallways, closets and other tight spaces. With a 250 lb. duty rating, the durable aluminum ladder features non-marring feet to protect any flooring type. The slip-resistant steps and oversized hand rail offer additional safety and comfort while climbing, making it easy to access small openings.

  • Hardware for door included; door and frame box not included
  • 250 lb. duty rating ideal for most household tasks
  • Telescoping design gives you quick, hassle-free access to small attic openings anywhere
  • Ideal for hallways, closets and other tight spaces
  • Assist pole allows for easy opening and closing
  • Hardware for door included (door sold separately)
  • ANSI and OSHA compliant for safety
  • Note about attic clearance: minimum clearance required behind opening: 44 in.; minimum clearance required above attic opening: 28 in.; to mount assist arm on attic floor, 3/4 in. flooring 27 in. deep (minimum), the full width of opening, must be present in attic
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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Maximum ceiling height (ft.) 
Minimum ceiling height (ft.) 
Recessed Opening Height (In.) 
18 
Recessed Opening Width (In.) 
24 
Rung/Step Depth 
1 in 
Step Rise (in.) 
12 
Details
Finish Type 
Unfinished 
Hardware Included 
Yes 
Insulated 
No 
Ladder Rating 
Type 1 - 250 lbs. 
Ladder Type 
Attic 
Ladders/Scaffolding Features 
Adjustable,Hardware Included 
Load weight capacity 
250 lb. 
Material 
Aluminum 
Nonslip tread 
10 
Number of Steps 
10 
Product Weight (lb.) 
15.5 lb 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Stainable/Paintable 
No 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
No Certifications or Listings 
Manufacturer Warranty 
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Material: Aluminum
Ladder Rating: Type 1 - 250 lbs.
Maximum ceiling height (ft.): 9
Number of Steps: 10
Recessed Opening Width (In.): 24
Product Weight (lb.): 15.5
Price: $50 - $100
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7 ft. - 9 ft., 18 in. x 24 in. Compact Aluminum Attic Ladder with 250 lb. Maximum Load Capacity
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I see the required opening is 18 x 24, but it does't show which side is the longer side?

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Miami, FL
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November 13, 2014
From the picture, it looks like the side on which the ladder rests is the shorter side but I can't be sure.
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September 26, 2015
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The dropped door shows the long side -- the ladder needs the 24" to drop down, so 18" wide, 24" length running towards you. Darn.
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May 26, 2015
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24 would be the longer side. you need at least that much clearance to be able to lower the ladder and then climb up it. You'll probably still be a tight fit. I increase the size of my opening to 30" by 30" and its still a tight fit if I try to carry something. The opening can be any size you want, that required opening size is the minimum.
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Aiken,SC
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April 8, 2015
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18 is the width and 24 is the length but be sure you place it so the ladder can spring put and reach the floor and still be bolted inside the attic.
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Killeen Texas
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March 11, 2015
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This item tell the longer side thats the reason I purchased.
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palm springs, ca
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February 3, 2015
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The access hole should be at least 18" wide and 24" long. If you have the space, a longer hole is nice because it's easier for you to climb up without hitting hour head.
In the photo, the ladder is attached to the shorter side of the access hole.
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Brandon, FL
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January 26, 2015
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I installed the ladder on the same side as I hinged the new door. This was the narrower side which I believe allows more room when putting ( or removing) items into storage.
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November 19, 2014
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This ladder does not have a required rough opening. The minimum dimension that this ladder requires is 18" (width)x24" (length).
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Does this ladder come as a kit, with the frame, the door/opening and the pole to pull the ladder down with?

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Lebanon, VA
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September 1, 2015
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No it does not come with the frame, it comes with the ladder, pole to pull it down with and the installation hardware. You have to frame the opening and make the door to cover the opening.
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Orlando, Fl.
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June 9, 2015
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No Ladder Frame for the ceiling, just ladder and hook to pull down.
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May 26, 2015
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just the ladder , door hinges, and the pole to pull ladder down. no frame or door. your attic floor must be finished and decked to install this. you'll need a piece of plywood for the door.
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May 7, 2015
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It comes with the ladder, the pole and the brackets for the ladder. The frame and trim must be purchased separately. I used the recommended lumber to make the trim (1x3 and 1x2's I believe). If your attic doesn't have 3/4 flooring or subflooring to anchor the brackets down to, you will need a piece of plywood for that as well. The kit's instructions were pretty good regarding that.
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April 17, 2015
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The AA1510 does not come framed. You will get the ladder, pole, and door hardware, and handrail. This ladder does not come with a door. You will need to make your door to fit the rough opening.
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April 17, 2015
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This item comes assembled but is not a kit and does not come with a frame, door, or pull down.
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Weight limit

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New Hampshire
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At 230 lbs, I'm not the lightest fellow in the world. This unit would work for me, but it would limit what I could carry up. Does Werner sell a similar ladder (telescoping, non-scissor design) with a higher weight rating?
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The weight limit is 250. I weigh 255 and it held, but I did feel like if I was just a bit heavier it might not be a good idea to use this ladder.
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250 lbs.
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250 max load is correct. I'm 180lb and when I carry stuff up the ladder is stressed.
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Depends on the access opening and the angle of the ladder when it's extended and the angle, the weight of load depends on this like an outside ladder but bolted(check your rafter size and limits first
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March 20, 2015
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Unfortunately we do not manufacture a telescoping/slide design ladder with a higher duty rating.
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I see that the minimum height is 7', but my barn ceiling is only 79'--is there any way to make this ladder work?

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If you are putting this in a barn - for safety reason - spend the extra money and buy a better quality .
for things you put up top in a barn you need a heavy duty attic ladder with frame.
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you could make it work, just dont expect the instruction manual to help you. you would either need to shorten the ladder by cutting off some of the bottom, or by drilling some new holes near the top for the metal stops. the reason 7' is the minimum is because you need at least that much height to engage all the safety latches. I suppose if you didn't engage all the safety latches, it would work, just Read More
you could make it work, just dont expect the instruction manual to help you. you would either need to shorten the ladder by cutting off some of the bottom, or by drilling some new holes near the top for the metal stops. the reason 7' is the minimum is because you need at least that much height to engage all the safety latches. I suppose if you didn't engage all the safety latches, it would work, just need to be very careful! No matter what you do it will require some southern engineering and you'll need to think outside the box. Read Less
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The ladder have in the sides some clips that you make change the heights.
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The only thing that may be a problem with shorter ceilings is the locking mechanism on the ladder may not fully lock. If you need the lock and it won't align, you could drill another hole to let the latch lock in place.
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November 10, 2014
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Unfortunately no. This ladder will not work.
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Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 87 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Exactly what we needed This Werner Compact Attic Ladder is great when you have limited access space to your attic. The ladder is narrow and light but still feels solid when I'm standing on it. I'm challenging the 250 max... I like the handrail but am thinking about removing it as it does block some of my access opening. I might also remove the upper stop tabs so the ladder top sits more flush with the attic floor. Will decide on these adjustments after I bring up a couple boxes and tubs. Make sure to use 3/4 plywood around the attic floor opening where you will attach the ladder. You will appreciate the extra support it give. Overall, it is pretty simple to assemble and install. As other reviews noted, it was a bit challenging to distinguished between the various sized nuts, bolts and screws without having a metric ruler. That is the only reason I gave it 4 out of 5 stars... February 22, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Given returned merchandise Obviously given a returned item. Ladder not packaged and missing parts. Returned ladder. May 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by attic ladder Put in exsisting hole in ceiling. Ladder installed quickly with just 4 screws in hinges and then spring arm mounted easily. Bought larger hinges to mount to existing frame that had to screw above Sheetrock ceiling. Just trimmed existing trim molding for door to open with saw. April 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by been waiting for a little attic ladder like this for a long time instructions are very informative although still takes some skills to put in correctly. all in all very good little attic ladder. works great and fits in a tight space. because it is very light weight and small it can't hold a lot of weight but you really shouldn't be putting that heavy of items in the attic anyway. October 3, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good ladder, parts should have been labeled. The ladder is light. It took a couple of hours to install. The parts are not labeled. The installation instructions manual should have the actual size picture of the screws to avoid confussion and guessing. Other than that, good product. February 29, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Attic stairs Great set of stairs for a small area! Easy to pull down and use! March 1, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by OPEN before you go home Let me start off by saying with a small attic opening you are limited to either this product or products that cost 4x's as much. That being said you get what you pay for. I would just hope my experience helps someone else and save them from my frustration going back and forth to Home Depot 3 times in a 3 hr span.(note HD is 25 min one way from my house.) The first product I bought I did not inspect in the store thinking it's a metal ladder not something fragile. Well, I was wrong I got home went to put the slides on that allow it to slide up and down the track to go in and out of the attic. Well the left slide was bent in two different locations which would not allow it to function properly. No big deal things happen just take it back and exchange for another. Get to HD exchange it grab another and inspect the slide rail (if you plan on inspecting it's the longest of the three ladder pieces) first one I grab has a slight kink in it, push it aside and grab another nice and straight. Go to the return isle tell them about the other one and exchange for the one I'm holding. Thinking awesome let's get back to work. Drive home open the "new" one and the foot rail is bent at a 30 degree angle.(you can't tell this without opening it because it's covered by about a foot of cardboard) I am now mad, back to HD AGAIN. Drive all the way there they give me a look like "you're back again?" I show them the bend in the leg and again oblige to grab another. This time pass the already kinked one I pushed aside earlier (nice to see it was removed from the rack) Grab another one and inspect it up and down in the aisle. Again, exhange it even cut open the plastic to inspect all the guide rails/ladder pieces in the return aisle. All perfectly straight, awesome I'm home free. I get to my truck place the ladder in the back seat so this fragile piece of aluminum doesn't crush like a beer can.(questioning if it will support my weight at this point, but figure heck I'm not spending $400 on a new one and I can't cut a bigger opening let's go with it) As I set it in my back seat the plastic foot tread piece falls off in my hands. At this point I figure this is as good as I'm going to get I'll just duck tape it on. So, long story short INSPECT this thing before you leave the parking lot.so you don't go back and forth to HD. As much as I feel like a kid in a candy store at HD, too much candy can make you sick. March 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Attic ladder for small access wholes For the price (<$100) this is an excellent attic ladder. It is ideal for my small attic access whole (30" x 30" ). If you have a much bigger whole this ladder could still be used, but you might consider other options. It was very easy to install and easy to use. Replacing the original drywall door was the most challenging part, installing the ladder itself was easy. Adding flooring was also easy but a big job (I added over 300 sq ft). The ladder is well made (all aluminium construction) and perfect for infrequent use. It is not made for daily use, but for my use, accessing the attic less than once a month, it is perfect. I will say the that the plastic slides employed to allow the ladder to slide in and out of the attic are fairly fragile but should last for decades if used carefully. I could see them breaking if the ladder is twisted or improperly used (all the latches must be in place before climbing). I liked this ladder so much and the ability to easily store stuff in the attic that I cut another attic access whole to a section of my attic not accessible from the original whole and purchased a second ladder. February 10, 2016
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